Long Term Sustainable Development
Viridian Energy Co-operative provides:
- renewable energy planning, designing and installation expertise for businesses, local governments, First Nations, agriculture, industry, non-profits & solar farmers
- small or large we will help you identify your best solar and renewable energy opportunities to meet your goals
What We Offer
- Feasibility, Design, Grant Writing
In many cases, before your project can begin there is already a lot of work to get the project off the ground. Our Viridian members technical project experience can assist you right from the get-go to understand your project’s feasibility. We give you options and a solid understanding of the pros and cons of each one so you can make an informed decision about your investment.
Our design team has combined experience of over 50 years designing both off-grid and grid-tie solar systems. We are well rehearsed in the ins and outs of the technologies, reliability, and code compliance so you don’t have to be.
Grant Writing. We can provide all the technical writing and resources required for successful grant applications.
- Project Management, Procurement, Bulk Buys
Our project leads pride themselves in keeping projects on schedule and in-budget. Clear and open communication with all stakeholders is our policy working with you to make your project a success.
Viridian Energy regularly stocks 50-100kW of solar panels, inverters and racking in our Cowichan Valley warehouse. We buy in bulk regularly and are experienced in handling transportation logistics so are able to offer procurement services for your project.
We have handled several community bulk-buys in the last 3 years totalling over 250kW, enabling community groups to get the best pricing on solar equipment by purchasing in bulk. We use our experience to ensure the groups get the right equipment, on time, and at the best overall price.
- Installation, Service & Maintenance
One of the benefits of working with Viridian is that we have a highly experienced team with respect to installation, servicing and troubleshooting systems. Our members are all trained and experienced with installing and led by industry pioneers with 20 years of experience.
- Education & Training
We provide community education workshops upon request for grid-tie systems and can provide training on system care and maintenance for off-grid systems.
Check out some of our commercial, community and not-for-profit projects